Sarah Hurwitz

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Name: Sarah Hurwitz
Date registered: March 11, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Friends Remember Dean Sweeden — August 20, 2014
  2. IRS Scam Warning — August 20, 2014
  3. Neighbors Remember Father and Son — August 19, 2014
  4. Community Reacts to Fatal Shooting — August 19, 2014
  5. Veteran Runs for City Council — August 19, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Custody Dispute Caught on Camera — 34 comments
  2. Football Player Faces Harassment Charges — 25 comments
  3. Victim Details Apparent Pick Ax Attack — 12 comments
  4. Unwelcomed Group Sets Up Near SLEEPS — 9 comments
  5. Public Pleads for Glass Bar Island — 7 comments

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Trillium Bridges the Healthcare Gap

EUGENE, Ore. — Trillium Healthcare is making an effort to join the physical and behavioral healthcare worlds together. The coordinated care organization in Lane County awarded over $500,000 in grants to eight healthcare organizations. The grants go directly toward incorporating either a physical or a behavioral healthcare professional into an office where they don’t normally … Continue reading »

Crews Return From Oregon Gulch Fire

GOSHEN, Ore. — Local firefighters are returning home after helping with the efforts to contain the Oregon Gulch Fire. The Lane County Task Force #1 returned home Tuesday night after a four-day trip. It was made up of crews from the Lane Fire Authority, Mohawk Valley Fire District, Eugene/Springfield, Coburg and McKenzie Fire. The group … Continue reading »

City Prepares to Take Down Graffiti

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The city of Springfield is preparing for a graffiti cleanup Tuesday on the EWEB Bike Path. Two neighbors who live near the path are not only fed up with the graffiti but say this is a growing problem in the city of Springfield. “This is our home, and our home doesn’t look … Continue reading »

Cyclists Ride for Sweet Treat

EUGENE, Ore. — A sunny Sunday and miles and miles of cycling. That was the case for hundreds Sunday at the annual Blackberry Bramble. The event is hosted by GEARS a local biking advocacy group. Cyclists were out early, some of them setting out for a 100 mile ride. At the finish participants got some ice cream … Continue reading »

Fight Injures 2 Police Officers

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Two Springfield Police officers are recovering after they were injured in a fight with an armed man Sunday. Police say it all happened at Jasper’s Deli on the 5600 block of Main St. Officers responded to a call at the location just after 9 a.m. and found Troy Minson, who had multiple warrants for … Continue reading »

Whiteaker Block Party Concerns

EUGENE, Ore. — Organizers of the Whiteaker Block Party have a lot to do Friday before the celebration kicks off Saturday. But they say they’d be a lot more prepared if the city of Eugene had communicated with them sooner. Whiteaker Block Party organizers say it took the city months to get back to them … Continue reading »

Volunteer Firefighters Challenge Chief

GOSHEN, Ore. — A growing feud in the Goshen Rural Fire District is putting volunteer firefighters and the chief at odds. The Goshen Volunteer Firefighters Association wrote a letter to its board declaring a hostile work environment. Volunteer firefighters say they’ve been frustrated for years with the chief’s leadership. So they say they’re finally taking … Continue reading »

77M Americans Have Debt in ‘Collections’

EUGENE, Ore. – Americans have a delinquent debt problem, according to a study by The Urban Institute. Debt in collections involves a non-mortgage bill, such as a credit card balance, medical or utility bill that is more than 180 days past due. The study found the debt in collections ranged from as little as $25 to … Continue reading »

City Passes Sick Leave Ordinance

EUGENE, Ore. — A long debated and at times contentious ordinance, now approved. Employers in Eugene are required to provide sick leave for their employees. The Eugene City Council passed an ordinance Monday night making employers provide their workers with one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked. The council didn’t waste … Continue reading »

Council to Vote on Sick Leave Ordinance

EUGENE, Ore. — The city of Eugene could join a number of other cities, including San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Seattle and Portland, requiring all employers to provide sick leave for their employees. Over the last several months the community has debated the ordinance, and now the city council is scheduled to make a decision Monday … Continue reading »

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